Amenemhet II

Amenemhet II

Amenemhet II (äˌmĕnĕmˈhĕt, āˌ–), d. 1903 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XII dynasty; son and successor of Sesostris I. He was coregent with his father (1938–1935 B.C.), then sole ruler (1935–1906 B.C.), finally coregent with his son and successor, Sesostris II. He reopened the mines of Sinai.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2022, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Inscriptions on a rock on Sehel Island, Aswan, November 2, 2006 - Wikimedia The prosperity of this island was due to its connection with the goddess Anubis, who was worshipped during the 12th Dynasty under the reign of Amenemhet II; she was considered to be a personification of the Nile and the waters of inundation.
Further, judging from the almost routine notation of armies departing for and returning from Palestine in Amenemhet II's Mit Rahina inscription, this route may have been especially wen frequented by Egyptians.